20 September 1989|
London, England, UK
|Home town||London, England, UK|
Malachi Kirby (born 20 September 1989) is an English actor known for his roles in EastEnders and Doctor Who. He was born in London and grew up in Battersea. His parents have Jamaican ancestry. His father died when Kirby was six, and his mother is a government worker. Because he was shy, at 14 years old, his mother signed him up for classes at the Battersea Arts Centre. Later, Kirby studied acting at the Identity School founded by actor, Femi Oguns.
|2012||My Brother the Devil|
|2013||Gone Too Far!||Yemi|
|2014||EastEnders||Wayne Ladlow||8 episodes|
|2015||Doctor Who||Gastron||Episode: "Hell Bent"|
|2016||Black Mirror||Stripe||Episode: "Men Against Fire"|
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- Rose, Steve (24 May 2016). "Malachi Kirby on remaking Roots: 'I could feel the pain, hear the screams'". Retrieved 5 November 2016 – via The Guardian.
- "Roots: Malachi Kirby joins black British actors taking centre stage in new adaptation of US slavery drama". The Independent. 30 December 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
- "Kunta Kinte played by Londoner Malachy Kirby". The Telegraph. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
- "Roots, episode 1, review: 'Brit actor Malachi Kirby is exceptional in this powerful remake'". Retrieved 5 November 2016.
- Robinson, Joanna. "This Astonishing, Star-Making Turn Alone Makes Roots Must-See TV". Retrieved 5 November 2016.
- "Malachi Kirby – The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company". Retrieved 5 November 2016.
- "Malachi Kirby To Star In Jakob Verbruggen-Directed Episode Of Netflix's 'Black Mirror'". Deadline. 11 March 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
- "S'Black Mirror', 'One Day At A Time' & More Get Premiere Dates On Netflix – TCA". Deadline. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 27 July 2016.